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Louisiana Considered: OperaCréole celebrates Black Women in opera

Aria Mason and Givonna Joseph.
Laine Kaplan-Levenson
Aria Mason and Givonna Joseph.
  • Diane Mack hosted this Tuesday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.
  • WWNO/WRKF education reporter Aubri Juhasz reports on the latest guidance from the state health department for schools as students return from holiday breaks.
  • OperaCréole founders Givonna Joseph and Aria Mason discuss their unique company’s upcoming 10th anniversary concert, which will be “A celebration of Black Women in classical music and civil rights, from Ida B. Wells to Kamala Harris.” The concert takes place Jan. 21, 2022 at 7:30 PM.
  • Phunny Phorty Phellows Captain Peggy Scott Laborde joins us to talk about the Krewe’s upcoming Twelfth Night celebration, which will kick off the Carnival season. The annual streetcar ride will happen January 6, 2022 at 7 PM.
"This is NPR's Morning Edition, at 89.9 WWNO. Good Morning, I'm Diane Mack."
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.